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ID:  515225

Marseille, FR

Drydock Deputy Manager


CMA Ships, a subsidiary of the CMA CGM Group, covers all facets of the maritime business: from the fleet management of the vessels to that of the crew members.
CMA Ships is also a team of experts responsible for implementing innovative solutions and making CMA CGM vessels more energy efficient.





Second, and take over when required, the drydock manager in managing vessel stoppage in shipyard for class renewal, repairs or retrofits. 




Generalities :  

  • Comply with IMS and all relevant international rules and regulations. 
  • Ensure all his duties are in accordance with quality, health, safety, environment, and ethics policies.  
  • Propose a continuous performance improvement plan which will be reported and reviewed on a periodical basis. 
  • Assist workshops to review standard specification.


Team management: 

  • Second Dry dock director in managing the teams (in office and on site) and ensuring its efficiency.
  • Second Dry dock director in establishing and implementing the teams training plan.



  • Manage dry dock planning in liaison with Fleet Deploy and Fleet to minimize the impacts on the operations and comply with Fleet requirements.



  • Provide technical and operational advice to Project Leaders.
  • Ensure that the processes are well followed and well understood by the team. 
  • Advise project leader in financial aspects: facing large deviations budgets and huge extra costs during dry dock.



  • Review DAI and EDD for approval.
  • Validate handovers with Project Leader before sending them to fleet. 
  • Assist to dry dock annual budget validation.




  • Fleet manager, senior project leader of equivalent engineer seniority level
  • Good knowledge of Shipping industry: 4
    • Vessel systems 
    • Repairs processes and class / flag requirements
  • Fluent English 
  • French is a plus



  • 8 years minimum in ship management.
  • Significant experience in ship maintenance and repairs. 


Personal attributes

  • Good technical and commercial skills to negotiate with shipyards and sub-contractors 
  • Management / project management skills
  • Analytical skills 
  • Result oriented 
  • Multicultural experience 
  • Effective verbal, written and presentation skills 
  • Flexibility to change priorities quickly 
  • Multi-tasking and organizational skills 
  • Problem solving skills 
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines 
  • Ability to effectively communicate with the team.



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